Performing Arts

LFA students can choose to enroll in various performing arts courses depending on their interests. In addition, several extracurricular offerings, like VOX or Jazz Band, allow thespians to try out various roles either onstage or behind the scenes after school.

Acting
Students learn how to embody various characters, analyze scripts, and work in a creative team. From the voice of an ensemble cast to the main cast of a major show, students can choose from a variety of roles to practice their skills.
Theater Tech
In an average week, LFA’s theater tech crew manage at least three to four different types of theater events, ranging from arts performances to morning meetings to all-school speaker events. The crew works behind the scenes to ensure a smooth series of performances, and are an integral piece to the inner workings of important aspects of LFA student life.
Directing and Playwriting
Directors and writers play imperative roles in bringing productions to life on stage. After fulfilling a prerequisite in Advanced Acting, student directors and writers work with their peers to showcase original and beloved stories on stage.
Public Speaking
Rhetoric and persuasion form the basis of face-to-face communication, and any student can benefit from honing his or her speaking skills by taking the small, focused public speaking courses at LFA.
Choir
The LFA Choir brings voices of all backgrounds together into a cohesive group for four major concerts throughout the year. In addition to special curricular trips every other year, the choir travels to nearby community homes and organizations to perform a variety of musical numbers.
Piano
Students have the opportunity to take beginner’s level and advanced level piano lessons to practice scales and other exercises in order to prepare for private performances.
Chamber Concerts
At fall and spring chamber concerts, students perform solo and ensemble instrumental pieces for the LFA community in an intimate setting, usually in the Little Theater.
VOX
The student singing group, VOX, meets after school to prepare for concerts in the fall and spring as well as major LFA events, like the spring gala. Every year, the group prepare a wide repertoire of songs from musicals to recent pop hits.
Orchestra
Orchestra members usually have some experience in playing their chosen instruments, and many students venture into playing different types of instruments based on their interests. The Orchestra has a curricular travel option that occurs every other year.
Music Theory
Music Theory students learn the fundamentals of reading, writing, and listening to music. Advanced topics include lessons in harmony, composition, and ear training.
Jazz Band
The jazz band members meet as an extracurricular group to play classic jazz pieces as well as original arrangements.
Electronic Music Ensemble
EMC serves as a creative outlet for students interested in music production that combines both traditional sounds with modern beats and electronic instrumental chords. The EMC perform original soundtracks several times a year.